Population health post-pandemic: critiquing the economic approach to recovery

Shipton, D., McCartney, G. and McMaster, R. (2021) Population health post-pandemic: critiquing the economic approach to recovery. Public Health in Practice, 2, 100098. (doi: 10.1016/j.puhip.2021.100098) (PMID:33686382) (PMCID:PMC7923851)

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The COVID-19 pandemic has exposed that the economic crisis is inseparable from the health and inequalities crisis. This commentary identifies the key overarching economic decisions that governments will make that are likely have a larger impact on the health of nations than the direct impact of COVID-19 itself. We present these economic decisions to a health audience. The public health profession will need to develop opinions on these key economic decisions if we are to shape the environment that has such a large impact on the work we do.

Item Type:Articles
Keywords:COVID-19, economic determinants of health, economic policy. economic recovery, human flourishing.
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:McMaster, Professor Robert and Shipton, Dr Deborah and McCartney, Professor Gerard
Authors: Shipton, D., McCartney, G., and McMaster, R.
College/School:College of Medical Veterinary and Life Sciences > School of Health & Wellbeing > Public Health
College of Social Sciences > Adam Smith Business School > Management
College of Social Sciences > School of Social and Political Sciences > Sociology Anthropology and Applied Social Sciences
Journal Name:Public Health in Practice
ISSN (Online):2666-5352
Published Online:02 March 2021
Copyright Holders:Copyright © 2021 The Authors
First Published:First published in Public Health in Practice 2: 100098
Publisher Policy:Reproduced under a Creative Commons License

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